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Tennessee Map Quiz/Printout
Tennessee Outline Map Printout
Facts, Map and State Symbols
Tennessee Flag Printout/Quiz
Large Flag Printable
State Abbreviation - TN
State Capital - Nashville
Largest City - Memphis
Area - 42,146 square miles [Tennessee is the 36th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 5,689,283 (as of 2000) [Tennessee is the 16th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Tennesseans
Major Industries - mining (coal), electrical power, enriched uranium production, music, automobile manufacturing, farming (tobacco, cattle, soybeans, cotton), walking horses, tourism
Major Rivers - Tennessee River, Mississippi River, Cumberland River, Clinch River, Duck River
Major Lakes - Kentucky Lake, Norris Lake, Chickamauga Lake, Cherokee Lake, Tims Ford Reservoir
Highest Point - Clingmans Dome (located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) - 6,643 feet (2,025 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 95
Bordering States - Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia
Origin of the Name Tennessee - The name Tennessee came from a Cherokee village in the region that is called "Tanasie."
State Nickname - The Volunteer State
State Motto - "Agriculture and Commerce"
State Songs - My Homeland Tennessee, The Tennessee Waltz, When It's Iris Time in Tennessee, My Tennessee, Rocky Top, Tennessee, and The Pride of Tennessee.
Tennessee State Symbols and Emblems:
The official state flag of Tennessee was adopted on April 17, 1905. This flag was designed by LeRoy Reeves of the Third Regiment of the Tennessee Infantry. The three white stars in the center symbolize the three different geographical regions of Tennessee: the Great Smoky Mountains (in eastern Tennessee), the highlands (in central Tennessee) and the lowlands (in western Tennessee, by the Mississippi River). The white circle binds them together. The blue stripe along the margin was added for distinction when the flag is hanging; with the stripe, not only the red shows while the flag is hanging.
|State Bird||State Game Bird
|State Wild Animal
|State Insects||State Agricultural Insect
|State Sport Fish
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(Liriodendron tulipifera )
Tennessee River pearls
Limestone and Agate
Tennessee - Dickson
|State Folk Dance
Tennessee: Map/Quiz Printout
Answer geography questions about Tennessee using the map on this quiz.
Tennessee: Outline Map Printout
An outline map of Tennessee state to print.
Tennessee: US State Dot to Dot Mystery Map
Connect the dots to draw the borders of a mystery state of the USA. Then use a globe or atlas to figure out which state you have drawn. You might want to give students clues, such as that it is in the eastern USA, its capital is Nashville or that its name starts with "T." Answer: Tennessee.
Tennessee: Label Me! Printout
Label the major features of Tennessee.
Tennessee's Flag Printout/Quiz
Read about and answer questions on the flag of Tennessee.
Large Coloring Printable
A large black-and-white printable of the flag of Tennessee.
Read about Davy Crockett's life, see maps of the places he lived, and do activities on this legendary frontiersman.
Draw and Write
Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
US State - Find Related Words
For a US state, write eight words related to the state, then use each word in a sentence.
US State Graphic Organizer
For one US state, write the name of the state, draw a map of the state, then write the state capital, postal abbreviation, date of statehood, state bird (draw and write), state flower (draw and write), a major body of water in the state, two bordering states, and state nickname.
US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #1
This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #2
This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, state bird, state flower, climate, and major industries.
A short, printable book on a US state. To complete the book, the student must research a US state, draw its map, draw its flag, and answer simple questions about the state.
USA Map: Find Your State
Find and label your state in the USA, and label other important geography.
USA Map: Where I Live
Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
Write Ten Things About Your State
A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your state (plus one thing you would like to change).
US State Wheel
This 2-page print-out makes a wheel about a single US state; the student fills out the information on the wheel. It consists of a base page together with a rear wheel that spins around. After putting the wheel together, the student follows the instructions on the front wheel (coloring in the state on a US map and drawing a small map of the state) and fills out the 12 sections of the wheel with information about one state. When you spin the wheel, facts about the US State appear, including: Biggest Cities, Capital, Flag, Bodies of Water, Postal Abbreviation, State Bird, Population (rank), Area (rank), Residents Called, Bordered by, Major Industries, and Entered Union (order).
US State - Find a Related Word for Each Letter
For a US state, see if you can think of and write down a word or phrase that is related to that state for each letter of the alphabet. Think of cities, famous people from the state, bodies of water, mountains, landmarks, and other features. Find words for as many letters as you can.
A census is an official count of the number of people in a region. The survey is done by a government, usually periodically. This page explains how and why censuses are taken.
Printable Read-and-Answer Worksheet
A printable worksheet on the census, with a short text to read, a map to color, and questions to answer. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file with the worksheet and the answers.
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